Courttia Newland

Courttia Newland is the author of three critically acclaimed novels, The Scholar (1998),Society Within (1999) and Snakeskin (2002). He has co-edited IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain and is a co-founder of the Tell Tales collective, a short story initiative. His own short stories been published in many anthologies and several of his plays have been performed in venues all over the Capital. A novella, The Dying Wish (Abacus) was published in 2006 as part of the Quick Reads Series and his first radio play, Hands, was broadcast on BBC radio 4 in April of the same year.